(1.)Basic Information

Jidong Liang, Xi'an Jiaotong University, School of Human Settlements and Civil Engineering, Professor



I’ve taught 19 years and the courses I taught include Biological Wastewater Treatment,Enviromental Engineering, Solid Waste Disposal and Recycle, Environment and Ecology Protection and so on.

(5.)Scientific Research

Research Interests:

  • Organic contaminant biodegradation and biotransformation;
  • Environmental remediation technology;
  • Industrial water saving and wastewater treatment technology;
  • Anaerobic treatment technology of organic wastewater;

 Main Publications

  1. Jinxing WangJidong Liang*Dingying NingTengge Zhang Meng Wang. A review of biomass immobilization in anammox and partial nitrification/anammox systems: Advances, issues, and future perspectives.. Science of The Total Environment, 2022, 821: 152792
  2. Tingting Teng, Jidong Liang*Zijun WuIdentification of pyrene degraders via DNA-SIP in oilfield soil during natural attenuation, bioaugmentation and biostimulation.  Science of The Total Environment,  2021, 800: 149485
  3. Jinxing Wang, Zixuan Wang, Jidong Liang*, Zhen He*. Electrolysis-assisted recovery of reverse-fluxed solutes in forward osmosis. Desalination, 2021, 520: 115346.
  4. Jidong Liang*, Zijun Wu, Tingting Teng. Biochar Prepared from Fe-rich Sludge as Suitable Microbial Carriers for Facilitating Biodegradation of Phenanthrene in Soil. Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology. 2021, 96: 2014-2021.
  5. Tingting Teng, Jidong Liang*, Man Zhang, Zijun Wu, Xin Huo. Biodegradation of Crude Oil Under Low Temperature by Mixed Culture Isolated from Alpine Meadow Soil. Water Air Soil Pollut, 2021, 232:102.
  6. Jidong Liang*, Sha Gao, Zijun Wu, Huub H.M. Rijnaarts, Tim Grotenhuis. DNA-SIP identifification of phenanthrene-degrading bacteria undergoing bioaugmentation and natural attenuation in petroleum-contaminated soil. Chemosphere, 2021, 266:128984
  7. Jinxing WangJidong Liang*LiSunJianqing ShenZhen He. Enhancing anammox resistance to low operating temperatures with the use of PVA gel beads. Science of The Total Environment, 2021, 774: 144826
  8. Jinxing Wang#, Jidong Liang#Li Sun, JianqingShen, Meng Wang*. Achieving reliable partial nitrification and anammox process using polyvinyl alcohol gel beads to treat low-strength ammonia wastewater. Bioresource Technology, 2021, 324: 124669
  9. Jinxing Wang, Jidong Liang*Insight: High intensity and activity carrier granular sludge cultured using polyvinyl alcohol/chitosan and polyvinyl alcohol/chitosan/iron gel beads. Bioresource Technology, 2021, 326: 124778
  10. Jinxing Wang# , Jidong Liang*,#, Li Sun , Gaigai Li, Hardy Temmink, Huub.H.M. Rijnaarts. Granule-based immobilization and activity enhancement of anammox biomass via PVA/CS and PVA/CS/Fe gel beads. Bioresource Technology2020309: 123448
  11. Li SunJinxing WangJidong Liang*Gaigai Li. Boric Acid Cross-linked 3D Polyvinyl Alcohol Gel Beads by NaOH-Titration Method as a Suitable Biomass Immobilization Matrix. Journal of Polymers and the Environment2020, 28: 532-541
  12. Jinxing Wang, Jidong Liang*, Li Sun, Sha Gao. PVA/CS and PVA/CS/Fe gel beads' synthesis mechanism and their performance in cultivating anaerobic granular sludge. Chemosphere. 2019, 219: 130-139
  13. Sha Gao, Jidong Liang*, Tingting Teng, Man Zhang. Petroleum contamination evaluation and bacterial community distribution in a historic oilfield located in loess plateau in China. Applied Soil Ecology, 2019136:30-42.
  14. Sha Gao, Man Zhang, Jidong Liang*, et al. Bioremediation Strategies for Petroleum Removal and Bacterial Communities in Loess Under 10°C. Environmental Engineering Science, 2019, 36:1258-1268. 
  15. Yiping Wang, Jidong Liang*, Jinxing Wang, Sha gao. Combining stable carbon isotope analysis and petroleum-fingerprinting to evaluate petroleum contamination in the Yanchang oilfield located on loess plateau in China. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 2018251):2830-2841
  16. Jinxing Wang, Jidong Liang*, Sha Gao. Biodegradation of Lignin Monomers Vanillic, p-Coumaric, and Syringic Acid by the Bacterial Strain, Sphingobacterium sp. HY-H. Current Microbiology, 2018, 75(9): 1156–1164.
  17. Yu Zhang, Jidong Liang*, Sha Gao, Yiping. Wang, Jinxing Wang. Anaerobic biodegradation of wastewater discharged from a chemical synthesis-based pharmaceutical company. Desalination and Water Treatment. 20181135),28-35.
  18. Jing Duan, Jidong Liang*, Yiping Wang, Wenjing Du, Dongqi Wang. Biodegradation of kraft lignin by a new isolated anaerobic bacterial strain, Dysgonomonas sp. WJDL-Y1. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 2016, 26(10)1765–1773
  19. Duan, Jing, Huo, Xin, Du, Wenjing, Liang, Jidong*, Wang, Dongqi, Yang, Shucheng. Biodegradation of kraft lignin by a newly isolated anaerobic bacterial strain, Acetoanaerobium noterae WJDL-Y2 . Letters in Applied Microbiology. 2015, 62:55-62
  20. Xiaomin Cui, Jidong Liang*, Dongqi Wang. Optimization of Integrated Electrochemical Oxidation and Biodegradation (EO-BD) for Kraft Lignin. Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, 2015, 90(4):747-753
  21. Dan Shao, Jidong Liang*, Xiaomin Cui, Hao Xu, Wei Yan*, Electrochemical oxidation of lignin by two typical electrodes: Ti/Sb-SnO2 and Ti/PbO2Chemical Engineering Journal, 2014244288-295
  22. Jidong Liang, Christopher Olivaresa, Jim A. Field, Reyes Sierra-Alvarez. Microbial toxicity of the insensitive munitions compound, 2, 4-dinitroanisole (DNAN), and its aromatic amine metabolites. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 2013, 262:281-287
  23. Christopher Olivares#Jidong Liang#, Leif Abrell, Reyes Sierra-Alvarez, Jim A. Field. Pathways of reductive 2, 4-dinitroanisole (DNAN) biotransformation in sludge. Biotechnology and Bioengineering2013, 110 (6): 1595-1604
  24. Dongqi Wang, Yishan Lin, Wenjing Du, Jidong Liang*, Youfeng Ning. Optimization and Characterization of Lignin Biodegradation Process by a Bacterial Strain Sphingobacterium sp. HY-H. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation.2013, 85: 265-371
  25. Dongqi Wang, Yanling He*Jidong Liang, Pei Liu, Pengyu Zhuang. Distribution and Source Analysis of Aluminum in Rivers near Xi’an City, China. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2013, 185: 1041–1053
  26. Liang Jidong, He Yanling, Zhu Jinwei, Du Wenjing. Accumulation of Dissolved and Colloidal Substances in Water Recycled During Papermaking. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2011,168 (2):604-609
  27. Zhou qixing, Wang Meie, Liang Jidong. Ecological detoxification of methamidophos by earthworms in phaiozem co-contaminated with acetochlor and copper. Applied Soil Ecology, 2008, 40(1):138-145.
  28. Liang Jidong,He Yanling,Liu Yonghong. Integration of Water-Using Networks in a Paper Mill, International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology, 2008, 15 (supplement 1):44-50.
  29. Zhou QX, Zhang QR, Liang JD. Toxic effects of acetochlor and methamidophos on earthworm Eisenia fetida in phaiozem, northeast China. Jounal of Environmental Sciences China, 2006, 18 (4): 741-745
  30. Liang Jidong, Zhou Qixing. Single and binary-combined toxicity of methamidophos, acetochlor and copper acting on earthworms Esisenia foelide. Bull Environ Contamiand Toxicol, 2003, 71(6):1158~1166.


Education background

2004.2-2009.3 Environmental Engineering: Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong Uiniversity. Xi’an, China. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. He Yan-ling.

2001.7-2003.7 Pollution Ecology: Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Science. Shenyang, China 
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Zhou Qi-xing
2000.7.2001.7 Course studying in Pollution Ecology: Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China


1996.9-.2000 .7 Environmental Science: Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China, 2000.

Abroad Study and Experience


2018.12-2019.12 Visiting Scholar, Department of Environmental Technology, Wageningen University, the Netherland.

2011.8-2012.8  Post-Doc, Department of chemical and environmental Engineering, University of Arizona. U.S.A.
Supervisor: Prof. James A. Field

2014.9-2014.10 Visiting Scholar, The Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
2009.10-2009.12 Course training in Environmental Management - Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan, 2009.